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Open Enrollment for 2018/2019

Oregon Trail Academy will open enrollment for 2018/2019 school year on January 8th. Please pass the word to anyone that is interested in our school. All siblings of current students who are interested in coming to OTA will need to fill out a registration packet also. Registration packets will be available in the front office.  […]

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MYP/DP Students of the Month:

Decembers IB Learner Profile is Caring.  Students with the Caring attribute show empathy, compassion, and respect towards the needs and feelings of others. They have a personal commitment to service, and act to make a positive difference to the lives of others and to the environment. The students that the staff would like to recognize for the […]

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October Newsletter

There’s a new newsletter out!  Read the exciting information on: BOOK FAIR COMING! Kiwanis Food Drive at OTA Attendance – new goals Reminder – Continued Enrollment Forms Due Feb. 28 Also, we received exciting news! The Power Station at Edgefield McMenamins has agreed to let us have a dinner night fundraiser again this year. Last year […]

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MYP/DP Communicators Awarded

MYP/DP Students of the Month: Novembers IB Learner Profile is Communicators. Communicators understand and express ideas and information confidently and creatively in more than one language and in a variety of modes of communication. They work effectively and willingly in collaboration with others. IB students regularly deliver stimulating presentations and drive excellence in group assignments. The students […]

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Conference Update

PYP Conferences started November 7 and finish up November 8.  The conferences for PYP used an online registration system this year that seemed to work well!  MYP/DP conferences will be November 16 from 3:15 – 7:00 p.m. Conference letters were sent home with students yesterday.  ​Students in grades 6 through 11 will have student-led conferences Thursday, November […]

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Mrs. Fagan’s Class Explores Immigration

  Mrs. Fagan’s 4th grade class just completed an inquiry into family immigration.  Students discussed their ancestry with family members, then shared a statement with an artifact at school.  The result…students know more about each other and themselves!  Every student learned that their ancestors immigrated from somewhere.  

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New Board Member Sought for OTA

The Oregon Trail Academy Governing Board is currently accepting applications for the Secretary position. The secretary will record minutes of all meetings to comply with Public Meeting laws and may take charge of a committee. We will be accepting applications until October 17th. Interviews will begin at the beginning of November. If you are interested […]

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Risk Takers Awarded

This year the MYP/DP is acknowledging a student from every class that best represents that months IB attribute.  These qualities, embodied in the IB learner profile, prepare IB students to make exceptional contributions on campus.  This will also help determine this year’s Outstanding IB student of the year.  September was Risk-Taker- They approach unfamiliar situations and uncertainty […]

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Library News

  Thank you for all the donations to our library!  We wanted to be sure you had information on how books are chosen to become part of our OTA collection. If they are in bad shape, contain outdated information, or are not written at an appropriate level we can’t use them. Books that don’t meet the […]

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